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Threat of Ebola could trigger a global food crisis

As people around the globe join together to honor the World Food Day Thursday, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network anticipates a major food crisis will occur if the number of Ebola cases continues to rise.

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Louisiana museum puts bugs on the menu

In honor of chocolate covered insect day, the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans opened its kitchen this weekend to guests who were able to enjoy an array of edible critters.

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Elliott review on UK food supply networks published

Professor Chris Elliott’s final report into the integrity and assurance of UK food supply networks was published Thursday.

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Dairy industry opposes plan to restrict Canadian cheese market

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and a coalition of 15 other dairy companies and organizations are voicing strong distaste for proposed restrictions on US access to the Canadian cheese market.

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21 species of fish upgraded on watch list

The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program recently upgraded 21 species of West Coast groundfish—many of which were listed as species to avoid and feared to have been overfished—to a status of “best choice” or “good alternative.”

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USDA resumes California citrus exports to China

USDA has reopened the Chinese market for California citrus allowing farmers to resume exports to the country this season.

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GE fruit flies could save crops

Releasing genetically engineered fruit flies into the wild could be a cheap, effective and environmentally friendly way to control pests according to new research from scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Oxitec Ltd.

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US corn and soybean production expected to reach record-breaking numbers

Favorable weather conditions in the nation’s agricultural states have yielded increasing amounts of corn and soybeans which are expected to reach record-breaking numbers in 2014.

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Russia bans US food imports

In retaliation over western sanction, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order Wednesday placing a one-year ban on a number of foreign food imports.

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Growth of wine industry dependent on consumer-centric approach

The growth of mainstream demand for wine is shifting towards new markets and consumers. In part, this means more wine for millennials who are consuming more of the beverage than previous generations, according to a new report from Rabobank.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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